André-Charles

Boulle

Artistic period 1651 to 1700

Nationality

French

Birth

1642 (Paris)

Death

1732 (Paris)

Biography

André-Charles Boulle (* 11. November 1642 in Paris; † 29. February 1732 ebenda) was a French cabinet maker. André-Charles Boulle was born as the child of Dutch emigrants. His father Jean Bolt (French: Jean Boule) moved in 1610 from the German part of the Duchy of Geldern to Paris and worked for the widow of the German-speaking cabinet maker Jean Senapre.